Edith Wharton at Home :Life at The Mount /Richard Guy Wilson ; Foreword by Pauline C. Metcalf ; Photographs by John Arthur.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-284432

Description

187 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm, "At once a leader and a recorder of the glamorous Gilded Age society, Edith Wharton is at the pinnacle of American literature and social history. The Mount, her summer "cottage" in the Berkshires, was essential to her success, filled with gatherings of literary figures and artists, and this book documents the story of her life there"-- Provided by publisher.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Homes and haunts
ARCHITECTURE Buildings Residential.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Literary.
DESIGN Interior Decorating.

Originator

Wilson, Richard Guy, 1940-

Contents

Foreword / Pauline C. Metcalf -- Finding her way -- Designing and building The Mount -- Life at The Mount -- Afterward.

Description

187 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
"At once a leader and a recorder of the glamorous Gilded Age society, Edith Wharton is at the pinnacle of American literature and social history. The Mount, her summer "cottage" in the Berkshires, was essential to her success, filled with gatherings of literary figures and artists, and this book documents the story of her life there"-- Provided by publisher.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

9781580933285 (hardback)
1580933289 (hardback)

Call Number

Stacks PS3545.H16 Z935 2012

Other People and Orgs

Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937
Mount, The (Lenox, Mass.)

Material Type

Biography.

Places

Lenox (Mass.)

Edition

First edition.